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Never has the spirit of innovation been more highly valued than today. Around the world, people see the hard-to-teach skills of creativity as the lifeblood of cultural change and the engine of economic development. In The Lab, David Edwards presents a blueprint for revitalizing labs with "artscience"? creative thought that erases conventional boundaries between art and sci ...more
Hardcover, 208 pages
Published October 31st 2010 by Harvard University Press
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Kind of not well written...a lot of "we did this, then this happened, then another thing" without a clear structure. Still, it's sort of exciting to read about the way the laboratory and the studio are converging in some people's work, and to imagine how it might happen in one's own... ...more
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David Edwards is a creator, writer, and educator. He teaches at Harvard University and is founder of Le Laboratoire in Paris, France and Cambridge, MA. His work, which spans the arts and sciences, has been featured prominently in the international media, and is at the core of the international artscience movement. He lives with his wife and their three sons in Boston.

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